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I. Survey II. Bell ringer: Write the vocabulary word that properly fills in the blank. Vocabulary Words: wrath, sovereign, adversary, champion, obliged, fidelity, diverted 1.A knight is ______________ to act with honor. 2.A ____________ has power because the citizens accept him of her as ruler. 3.Sir Launcelot could not be ___________ from the fight. 4.A thief stealing my belongings may make me feel __________. 5.The knight showed ______________ to his king by faithfully fighting for the cause. 6.King Arthur was a _______________ for chivalry. 7.Sir Launcelot became an _______________ of King Arthur after his infidelity with Guinevere.
Sir Lancelot (or Launcelot) was one of the Knights of the Round Table in the Arthurian legend. He was the most trusted of King Arthur’s knights and played a part in many of Arthur's victories. Lancelot is best known for his love affair with Arthur's wife Guinevere and the role he played in the search for the Holy Grail. He is also known as the most loyal friend of Arthur's nephew, Sir Gawaine. Lancelot's life and adventures have been featured in several medieval romances, often with conflicting back-stories and chains of events.
While reading the story, “The Tale of Sir Launcelot du Lake” on pages 762- 766, think about the archetypal hero and the traits of the hero’s journey. How does Launcelot follow these traits? Is he an archetypal hero?